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accumulation is expected. governor nikki haley will give her second big state. cold showers will develop tomorrow associated with the next morning. little to no accumulation is expected. address comes just about a week after delivering the republican response to president obama's last state of the union. our chad mills is live at the state house with a preview.
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to hear governor nikki haley deliver a message of unity, especially after the charleston church shshting last summer. some also expect to hear similar themes to what they heard in her big nationally-televised speech last week. of course, last year, the big topic was roads, and it's safe to assume roads will be a big topic again this year since very little got done in the first half of this two-year session last year. it's also likely she'll talk about the historic, deadly october flood as well and its impact on the people of this state and the state's roads too. the state is still waiting to find out how much federal funds will be granted to south carolina to help in the effort to rebuild. republican state representative kirkman finlay hopes the legislature will finally have the will to get something done, especially after all that devastation in october. meanwhile, democratic state rep.
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says it shouldn't take a crisis to force lawmakers to act. regardless, both hope she'll address farmers and say state lawmakers will hopefully be able to offer some kind of help to farmers who lost a lot in the flood. "i can tell you, there's a big move in the house right now a bipartisan effort to bring about some support for our farmers in the state. the governor's made it very clear she's not for that. she's said that she's not going to do anything to help our farmers in south carolina." "if you ask me what i'm going to try to push forward on in an individual capacity is better disclosure on insurance of exactly what is and what is not covered. it is a nightmare, and it is not just restricted to farmers." lawmakers say they'd also like to hear the governor touch on big topics like education and jobs. the governor was in the house chamber about an hour ago for a run-through of her speech. the speech starts at 7 o'clock. we'll carry it live right here
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live at the state house, chad mills, wis news 10. you can catch the governor's full address coming up at 7. we will broadcast the speech in full right here on wis. you can also stream it online by going to wistv dot com. a person driving by, at the same time of a shooting, may be able to help solve a murder. adrian silva was murdered on his motorcycle more than two weeks ago. now, richland county deputies say someone driving by on the night of the murder might be able to help the family find closure. wis' meaghan norman continues to follow this story. investigators say the driver of this dark colored sedan might have seen something or heard something that could lead to adrian silva's killer. the car is seen driving down longreen parkway past journey united methodist church around 3 o'clococsunday morning, january third.
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investigators say adrian silva was shot multiple times while riding his motorcycle home. silva's wife was waiting on him but later found out he died less than a half a mile from their home. "my husband and i were married almost 20 years...we probably spent 99 percent of our time together. we did everything together. i don't have anyone. my best friend is gone. my partner is gone and somebody did it and i don't know why." "the victim was targeted, we don't believe it was a random act. i don't know and we haven't been able to figure out what sort of problems he may have had with some else. so if anyone has any information about threats or a prior incident, we ask that they also call the richland county sheriff's department and let us know." if you were driving a dark colored sedan -- possibly the one seen in this video, around 2:50 a-m on sunday, january third, call crimestoppers.
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isenhoward says there are leads in the case but no arrests have been made yet. i'm told investigators are still questioning silva's motorcycle club members and others. if you have any information that might help solve this case, call 1-888-crime-sc. six people are facing charges tonight for human trafficking across four midlands counties. the suspects are all under the age of 25 and are accused of selling young victims for sex. they face charges ranging from trafficking and criminal sexual conduct with a minor, to conspiracy to commit trafficking. lott and south carolina attorney general a an wilson say the arrests are the result of a state grand jury investigation. they say this is the first set of state grand jury indictments for human trafficking across county lines. "it allows one law enforcement agency with the help of our office to follow human traffickers wherever they go, no matter how many counties they operate in." "this case is a very significant
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sends a message to those out there in our community and the state that we're not going to stand by and tolerate this." if you have information about ongoing human trafficking or are concerned about a child, call the richland county sheriff's department victims' assistance unit. richland county leaders want your take on how well they did dealing with october's disastrous floods. the county is holding meetings this week to get feedback from the community and plan better for future disasters. two meetings are happening tomorrow-- one will be at bluff road park on carswell drive in columbia. that's from 12 to 2 pm. another meeting will be from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at trenholm park on covenant road. tomorrow---state revenue department officials are expected to explain why there may be delays for some taxpayers in getting refunds this year. jack kuenzie is in the newsroom with more
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season is underway and both the irs and south carolina department of revenue are accepting returns. but even if you file your state returns tonight----any refund you might be due won't be sent out until march 1st. this is not something that will happen only in the palmetto state. dor is one of a number of state revenue agencies around the country taking extra steps to prevent refund fraud. in a statement on the dor website, director rick reames says his department's top priority is making sure your refund "ends up in your pocket." there has been a growing problem with fraud---that is, people filing false returns to get refunds. dor says it is costing the nation $6 billiononollars annually. reames will be detailing prevention steps tomorrow at a news conference that will include an appearance by frank abagnale----the former con man turned security consultant whose exploits inspired the leonardo dicaprio film "catch me if you can"---and later a broadway musical. dor says if you file after march 1st, you should have your refund within two or three weeks after
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jack kuenzie wis news ten. after the break-- trustees at sc state working against a ticking clock on a budget plan for next year. plus, we're looking at some possible wintery weather coming through the carolinas. von gaskin has details in your full forecast next.
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our billie jean shaw is just back from orangeburg. . this is something all state agencies have to do when requesting state money. just before 5, board members were required to turn in a report to legislators stating how much money they want for the next school year and where that money will go.
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specific numbers were given and the university's attorney declined to give a copy of the presentation to the media since things are still in the works. however, interim president dr. franklin evans did tell me the report is 52 pages long. in it, lawmakers asked that it include specific charts and graphs explaining where the money will go...something he says administration worked on up until the deadline. "initially we thought that we were only providing information from the governor's plan back in the fall, unfortunately the template we received asked for a lot of other information about enrollment, some of it not only this year, previous years, graduation rates." the board chairman tells me committee members will continue to supervise the administraton over the next couple of days as they continue to make changes to the report before presenting it. university leaders will meet with legislators at
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2:30. we'll keep you updated on air and online at jud.i dawndy. a brief wintry mix is still possible this afternoon and tonight as a weak system moves into the state. cold showers will develel tomorrow associated with the next system. cold rain could again transition over to a brief wintry mix friday morning before turning back to cold rain.
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expected in the midlands. friday night and early saturday we could again see cold rain turn back to sleet/snow showers before winding down mid/late morning. little to no accumulation is expected. break 2 lawmakers are again in debate over the see cold rain turn bbk to sleet/snow showers before winding down mid/late morning. little to no accumulation is expected.
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whether its proposed display will be visible enough to the public. legislators on a house budget-writing panel say the flag's proposed display in the confederate relic room and military museum is too hidden within the state museum to attract visitors. the museum is looking for more than 3 million dollars to expand exhibit space and more than 500 thousand dollars for the flag display itself. last summer, lawmakers voted to remove the flag from the state house grounds and into a permanent exhibit at the state museum. critics are speaking out over a bill that would require a registry of journalists in our state. representative mike pitts filed so calleded "responsible journalism" bill yesterday. the bill would establish fines and possible criminal penalties for those who violate the law, and it would require journalists to register with the state before being eligible to work for a news outlet. criticscsay the legislation won't make it out of committee
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this'll never pass. he's not serious about getting it passed. he just wants to make a statement and this is the kind of legislation that gets introduced every year." representative pitts says the filing is intended to start a discussion about how certain issues are reported by the media - like guns. a senate committee today unanimously approved interim director christy hall to run the south carolina department of transportation. hall has been interim director since last year--and was praised by lawmakers for her handling of the october flooding. hall's nomination now moves to the full senate for approval. the interim superintendent for orangeburg consolidated school district 5 will now take over as superintendent full time. the district's board of trustees appointed doctor jesse washington the third to be superintendent at yesterday's special board meeting. washington has served as interim superintendent since last october and has been employed with the district since 2011. he will serve a three-year term effective today. the carolina panthers are
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cold weather game this weekend..... and the usc women hope they don't have another heart stopping game tomorrow night....sports is next!!! break 3 the second ranked usc women are off on a road trip.
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i stay pretty even keel when we're in those type of situations. i think our players feed off what we're doing on the bench...and we were pretty calm...although it was pretty hectic..the good thing about it...the game was going so just played off instincts.the good thing about having seniors like a khadijah sessions..when they scored t tt bucket..she was ready to get a shot off..and in that moment ..the a&m player didn't realize what the score was. the gamecocks will tip off at auburn tomorrow at seven pm. you can see the game on the internet at sec network plus. the usc men had their own fantastic finish last night at ole miss. senior michael carrera was the star of the night. he helps the gamecocks overcome an 11point deficit with just over four minutes to play......he ties the score at 66 with just over 40 seconds to play
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in ot...carrera puts usc ahead to stay with an old fashioned three point play. carolina wins it 77 to 74.4. they're 17 and one. they'll play at tennessee...saturday at noon. the carolina panthers are preparing in frigid weather conditions for sunday's nfc championship game with arizona. the weather isn't expected to be an issue for the big showdown with the cats and cardinals..... the panthers were bundled up today on the practice field. the team doesn't have an indoor practice they could face some challenges this week if they're hit with sleet and or snow. head coach ron rivera doesn't
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